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Dr Simon Baruch
Birth: Jul. 29, 1840, Germany
Death: Jun. 2, 1921
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Dr. Baruch was a Civil War physician for the Confederacy who was captured twice in battle. He was the first surgeon to successfully operate on a ruptured appendix. In 1880 he moved to New York City, where he encouraged and promoted the use of hydrotherapy to treat and prevent disease by bathing. He built the Rivington Street Public Bath-house on the lower east side of New York so that indigent immigrants could have a clean place to bathe. He also designed the baths at Saratoga Springs, New York. He was the father of four children, including the financier and Presidential adviser, Bernard M. Baruch. 
Family links: 
  Isabel Wolfe Baruch (1850 - 1921)*
  Hartwig Nathaniel Baruch (1868 - 1953)*
  Bernard Baruch (1870 - 1965)*
  Herman Benjamin Baruch (1872 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Flushing Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 8
Created by: Ed
Record added: May 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26776704
Dr Simon Baruch
Added by: PL
Dr Simon Baruch
Added by: Ed
Dr Simon Baruch
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There is a Civil War Trails sign placed in Thomasville, N.C. with Dr. Baruch photo in uniform with historical facts surrounding his visit to Thomasville in 1865 and taking care of the wounded that arrived by train from Eastern N.C. / The more I read on th...(Read more)
- James Mills
 Added: Apr. 22, 2012
Rest well old friend, until we meet again.
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012

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